The Cornered Cat
Carry where?

Some years ago, before modern concealed carry laws passed in Texas, a young chiropractor named Suzanna Gratia was just finishing up her morning paperwork when her parents stopped by her office. It was a beautiful, sunny day and her mom … Continue reading

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Normalization of Deviance

Here’s something from my current writing project… Before the students arrive, you will want to walk through the range to be sure it will meet your needs, and then get everything set up to your satisfaction. This includes checking the … Continue reading

For Instructors – a wake up call

A few things to learn from a medical emergency on the range as reported <here>. According to eyewitnesses, at an action pistol match, one person was pasting targets in one bay while another person was shooting a stage in the … Continue reading

Be a bad witness, part 2

There’s something else that I’m seeing on the bystander’s Love Field shooting video that I shared with you yesterday, and on the more graphic one the police released, which is embedded below. There are (at least) four different types of … Continue reading

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Be a bad witness, or Curiosity killed the cat

Many years ago, my husband and I were at a mall when something happened. As we walked along the upper level, we heard shouting from down below. Looking over the railing, we saw two mall security guards and five or … Continue reading

Lessons from the Headlines: Abduction Attempt

In Florida a few days ago, a young teenager was shopping at a dollar store with her mom when this happened.     That’s an abduction attempt. Broad daylight, as far as I can tell. Not an empty back alleyway … Continue reading


Q: How many legs would this kitty cat have if we called the tail a leg?  A: Four. Calling the tail a leg does not make it a leg. What does this have to do with Cornered Cat’s usual subjects, … Continue reading

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